Tuesday, 6 May 2014

ScHARRNews - Monday 5th May - Wednesday 7th May 2014



St Luke's Hospice staff scope eShift Service Model in Canada
Sam Kyeremateng (left), Judith Park and John FordA project team from St Luke’s Hospiceheaded off to Canada on Sunday 30th March 2014 to spend a week scoping the eShift service model that is used for end of life patients cared for in the community. The team consisted of Judith Park Deputy Chief Executive, Sam Kyeremateng Medical Director, John Ford ICT Manager. They were joined by French delegatio
Prevention of Retinal Detachment in Stickler Syndrome. The Cambridge Prophylactic Cryotherapy Protocol
Author(s):Fincham, G.S. | Pasea, L. | Carroll, C. | McNinch, A.M. | Poulson, A.V. | Richards, A.J. | Scott, J.D. | Snead, M.P.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: OphthalmologyAccess all results for your search in Scopus


The statistical interpretation of pilot trials: Should significance thresholds be reconsidered?
Author(s):Lee, E.C. | Whitehead, A.L. | Jacques, R.M. | Julious, S.A.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: BMC Medical Research MethodologyAccess all results for your search in Scopus
New ISPOR good practice guidelines
The full set of guidelines are available here, however, four reports were recently added/amended:Budget Impact Analysis – Principles of Good Practice Assessing Modeling Studies for Health Care DecisionsAssessing Indirect Treatment Comparison Studies for Health Care DecisionsAssessing Observational Studies for Health Care DecisionsImage: ISPORThe following reports are currently in development:Clini
EuroHeartCare congress 2014 in Stravenger, Norway highlights the use of technology in cardiac care
RAT and CATCH member Dr Katherine Easton flew out to Norway at the start of April to attend the European Society of Cardiology, EuroHeartCare congress 2014. The theme of the congress this year was Heart & Mind. Some of the topics featured in the 2014 programme included: Shared decision making: The pinnacle of patient-centred care E-health and applications in heart disease: Efficacy and challe

MAY 05

Prof Gail Mountain returns from Hong Kong
Professor Gail Mountain recently returned from Hong Kong where she had spent three days talking with occupational therapists in practice about her research as part of their Specialty Program in Medical Services for Occupational Therapists experienced in medical and geriatric specialties.  The trip was funded by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority.  The focus of the three days was upon the Lifestyle w
ScHARR seminar series…
..for Summer 2014 is now complete. The seminars are held fortnightly on Tuesday lunchtimes (12.30-1.30) in the Pemberton Lecture Theatre (please note the exception to this below):Tues 6th May 2014 – Dan Horsfall, University of YorkBariatric surgery 'tourism': taking charge, losing controlTues 20th May 2014 – Paul Griffiths and Nick Miller, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustImproving

MAY 02

European Research Project – INTEGRATE-HTA
The number of people that suffer from one or more chronic diseases is rapidly increasing around the globe. Complex health technologies, such as disease management programs or specialised palliative care services, are imperative for matching the rise in chronic diseases in ageing populations. Health technology assessment (HTA) is used to inform decision making in policy and practice on the added va
Join Us
Would you like to work in ScHARR Public Health section? The Section of Public Health is currently advertising for a Senior Research Fellow, reference number UOS008451. This new, innovative post is part of the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC). You will work closely with Dr Sarah Salway and Professor Liddy Goyder, as well as Local Authority partners and

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